Frightening Blood-red Reservoir in Baghdad

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By Pdunn @ 2006-03-03 17:16:12
I hate to speculate what the cause of this might be
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@ 2006-04-01 16:50:47
Algae bloom.
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@ 2007-08-21 15:06:52
Here is a FLICKR photo of a US soldier in front of a similar pool:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/frogman1971/1196290450/in/photostream/
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@ 2011-08-02 21:35:36
There are also bacteria that can pigment water red, but it's usually darker. Like the reservoir in Texas.